Tanya

“Sadness flies away on the wings of time” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

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Today (16 August 2015) is Tanya Vermeulen De Vries‘s birthday. She is a kind caring soul who is the Mother of all Mother’s. Highly capable in the home and at work, and now resident overseas. She has had to carry the unbearable burden of an incomprehensible loss, and I sincerely hope that today and from hereon she is blessed tremendously – and will now start to reap the benefits of her goodness.

This photo was called “Another Blessing”. I made some cosmetic changes this morning and version 2 is called “Tanya”.

Canon South Africa 550D, 5 sec, ISO 100, F22 –Sigma South Africa 10-20

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Grand Durban

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Good morning Durban!

“O nectar’s son, o traveller, o child of immortality, sing the song of strength. Sing the song of triumph. March forward fearlessly and reach the goal of union with God. O pilgrim, tread the path of truth. Meditate. Hear the voice of God within your heart. Then you will enjoy real peace and bliss” ~ Sri Swami Sivananda

Canon South Africa 550D with Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens, F7.1, 1/400 sec, ISO 400 – a Canon entry-level kit

Processed in LR and finished with Raya Pro Panel by Jimmy Mcintyre(http://www.shutterevolve.com/raya-pro-the-ultimate-digital…/). PS – entry sale price reduced by 10 USD for next 4 days. Now ZAR 373.38 it’s a steal and worth it.

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— at Durban Harbour

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“Durban is a natural paradise known for its gorgeous coastline of sun-kissed beaches and subtropical climate, situated on the eastern seaboard of Africa. The City is built around one of the busiest ports in Africa and our people are our pride. The city focuses on providing visitors with a unique set of experiences that go beyond the beach and into the realm of Durban’s diverse culture, urban lifestyle and scenic diversity. The City of Durban is an elegant, mature and ambitious city. It is a trendsetter in offering great lifestyle, speckled with adventure activities, blessed with natural beauty and is an astonishingly liveable city. Whether you here as a business delegate or a leisure traveler there is a warm African flavor that will capture your heart forever” ~ Durban Experience.

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Head of the Bay 2015

As mentioned, I went down to Point Yacht Club area this morning before sunrise, and specifically to Durban Rowing Club. After getting stuck in the sand and being assisted by Salim & Co of NSRI, I made it to the club. Finally got to meet Nola Mitchell and a few other persons, had a lekker egg & bacon roll made by Sean Houlson (paid for by Wendy Houlson). I really like some of the 131 photos but this one is one of my favourites.

Head of the Bay 2015 (Large)

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Rowing I love Rowing

— at Durban Rowing Club

Mother’s Day Sunrise

“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved” ~ Erich Fromm

Mother's Day Sunrise 2015

Canon South Africa 6D from Orms, Canon EF 17–40mm lens F7.1, 1/60 sec, ISO 320, handheld, firing Yongnuo store flash from CameraStuff: on tripod off camera aiming at red yacht smile emoticon lol (having fun).

Whale Bone Pier 2015

“One of the great things about exploring is that sometimes, the discovery lies not in what you’re exploring, but what’s right next to it. Something you never would’ve known had you not explored in the first place. So while something may seem like a waste of time to explore, while the promise
of gain may be slim, it still might be worth it just because you never know” ~ Brian Kim
Whale Bone Pier 2015

I heard about 1.5 days too late that a seal had beached at Umhlanga – The FunShine Coast in front of The Beverly Hills Hotel. I raced down there but Mr Seal had already left on his journey.

Canon South Africa 6D from Orms, 24-105L, F11, 1/20 sec, ISO 640, handheld, Tues 5 May 2015 at 06:35 Umhlanga Pier

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— at Umhlanga Beach.